Because you just can't be without water in this heat.
Our little pool broke after two days and all the patch kits in the world couldn't keep it together. So we had to get a replacement. The stores in our area were completely picked over with this ridiculous heat. Looking at Icie's face though in these two pictures would never give away though that this slide wasn't the biggest baddest slide there ever was.
And just so you are clear with what we are really dealing with here's a shot of the whole pool.